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Latitude: 54.9693 / 54°58'9"N
Longitude: -1.6088 / 1°36'31"W
OS Eastings: 425142
OS Northings: 563919
OS Grid: NZ251639
Mapcode National: GBR SPY.M1
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.8C5B
Entry Name: Crown Posada Public House
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Last Amended: 14 September 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024752
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304875
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Local Authority Ward: Westgate
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
30-MAR-87 (South side)
31 AND 33
CROWN POSADA PUBLIC HOUSE
Public house. 1880 by WL Newcombe.
MATERIALS: grey granite plinth, sandstone ashlar, graduated slate roof.
PLAN: 3 drinking areas, one behind other, servery on left.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic, 4-bays. Slightly projecting end bays contain steps up to double 6-panelled door and overlight with glazing bars at left, elaborate wrought iron gate and overlight at right. Centre 2 windows have Pre-Raphaelite style stained glass pictures. Swaged panels above each ground floor bay defined by fluted pilasters, and entablature with pulvinated frieze and egg-and-dart moulded cornice. Architrave's to windows on upper floors, casements with transom lights. Pediments, outer ones segmented to first floor windows with full-width balustrade, cornices over second floor windows. Modillion top cornice breaking forward at projections. Balustrade between projections contain dormers with Ionic pilasters and raised pediments. 2 similar dormers behind balustrade. High mansard roof, with tall square hips over end bays, has tall ashlar corniced end chimneys.
INTERIOR: front left low wood and glass screen marking off drinking area. Servery has panelled counter bar back with deep cornice, top with dentil frieze. On right match board dado and above mirrors with mahogany surrounds running length of building. Low partition, door removed between the 2 rear drinking areas. Ceiling with deeply recessed panels with frames containing guilloche and egg-and-dart ornament.
A well designed late C19 public house that retains its plan form and most of its fittings.
Listing NGR: NZ2514263919
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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